- Victor Osimhen has vehemently debunked reports that Napoli is responsible for his social media activities
- Osimhen described the reports as fake news just before the club released a statement that the Nigerian star handles his social media accounts himself
- Italian news outfit La Republica had reported that Osimhen agreed as part of the image rights clauses to hand over the password of his social media accounts when he moved to Napoli
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has described reports that Napoli controls his social media accounts as fake news.
The 23-year-old took to his Twitter page to debunk the story after Italian news outfit La Republica reported that they studied the 45-page contract Osimhen signed in 2020 after his move from Lille.
La Republica makes strong claims about Osimhen’s contract at Napoli
In their findings, Osimhen agreed as part of the image rights clauses to hand over the password of his social media accounts, a report the Nigerian striker has vehemently dismissed.
La Republica also claimed that every of Osimhen’s social media posts had to be run through the Napoli directors and lawyers.
Osimhen and Napoli debunk the story
But few hours after the report, Osimhen wrote on his Twitter handle “Fake news,” as a response to the story.
His club Napoli also dismissed the report with a statement which read, “We would like to clarify that Victor Osimhen's social media accounts are run solely by the player himself.”
Victor Osimhen says he will remain at Napoli
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Victor Osimhen has confirmed his readiness to remain at Italian giants Napoli for many years thereby snubbing a move to the Premier League in the summer.
There has been speculation surrounding the future of Victor Osimhen at Napoli with the Nigerian striker being linked with a move to Arsenal, Manchester United and even PSG.
Since joining Napoli, the Nigerian striker has established himself as one of the best youngsters in the world and has become a target for many clubs.
According to the confirmation posted by Journalist Romano, Victor Osimhen explained that he is not leaving Napoli claiming that he wants to win the title in Italy.